A series of exclusive talks online, delivered by the WolfWalkers Creative Team from Cartoon Saloon, providing a unique insight into animated movie making.
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Talk Series: WolfWalkers - Storytelling into Film
January 20, 2021
This talk explores the influence of Irish stories, and how scripts are developed from initial ideas into fantastical visuals. With Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, Creative Directors of the film and Will Collins, screenwriter.
Talk Series: WolfWalkers - A Director’s Perspective
January 27, 2021
Assistant Director of WolfWalkers, Mark Mullery, in conversation with Ann Mulrooney, Cartoon Saloon Studio Manager, gives fascinating insights into the making of the film and talks about his role in the weaving of multiple creative strands into a final product for the big screen.
Talk Series: WolfWalkers - The Producers Perspective
February 4, 2021
Producers of WolfWalkers, Paul Young and Katja Schumann in conversation with Ann Mulrooney, Cartoon Saloon Studio Manager, outlining what it takes to get a film like WolfWalkers from ideas stage to development to final green light. An industry insight into how producers support a film’s creation and completion.
Talk Series: Meet the WolfWalkers Characters
February 10, 2021
Every film needs heroes and villains. Character Designer Sandra Andersen and Animation Supervisor Svend Rothmann Bonde join Cartoon Saloon Studio Manager Ann Mulrooney to discuss character development and how personalities are brought to life from initial concept designs to finished animation.
Talk Series: WolfWalkers - Bringing it all together
February 24, 2021
Animation, storyboarding, backgrounds, characters – how does it all come together? Layout artist Grainne Rose Fordham and Helga Kristjana Bjarnadóttir, supervisor for Ink and Paint on WolfWalkers join Ann Mulrooney, Cartoon Saloon Studio Manager to discuss their roles in bringing various creative elements together to create the final 3D film.
Talk Series: WolfWalkers - Wolves in Ireland
March 3, 2021
A chance to discover more about the stars of the film WolfWalkers! This discussion explores the history of wolves in Ireland and the rich folklore connected to this primeval animal. Creative Directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart are joined in discussion with Dr Kieran Hickey, Department of Geography, UCC and author of the book Wolves in Ireland; A Natural and Cultural History.
Talk Series: WolfWalkers - The Soundscapes of WolfWalkers
March 17, 2021
Music, voice and background sounds are all key creative elements in the success of film. This special panel discussion brings together Kíla band members and the sound experts that worked on the soundtrack to explain and demonstrate how specially composed soundscapes contributes to the experience of WolfWalkers.